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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Choosing Vendors Affects Event Success

We all know event planning is getting the details right, but what many people may not realize, is the importance of choosing the right vendors in the success of an event. August 23 , at BNI on the Border, which meets Thursday mornings, 7:00am at Holiday Inn, Enfield, Adrienne Johnson, Executive of Redefined Elegance, will present this topic, and even introduce the chapter to some of her vendors.


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Ooops!  How To Get a Stain Out of Your Wedding Dress

No matter if it’s before or after the wedding. Here’s what you need to do, step-by-step. PS: It’s a good idea to be prepared with a wedding day stain removal kit on your wedding day. I found some pretty good instructions on how to DIY a wedding stain kit here, though I’ve heard conflicting things about using baby powder on stains, so I would be hesitant to include that one.


Thursday, June 14, 2018

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t)

Getting married is a big leap. And you may be in the midst of a whole lot of planning—from when and where to have the wedding to whom to invite. But planning the wedding and honeymoon is just the start of your life together. As you start planning your future, don’t forget to put a solid financial base in place.


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Dress Trains

a train should always give a bride her magic moment." So before you set your heart on a dress, think about what kind of train you'd like to have and whether it would be appropriate for the type of wedding you're having. To get you started, here are designers' best tips on choosing a wedding train.


Thursday, February 1, 2018

Keds and Kate Spade created the wedding sneaker collection of our dreams

Keds and Kate Spade have created a dreamy bridal collection that merges fashion and function in the best possible way. The new line of wedding-ready tennis shoes is perfect for the bride who wants to be comfy and chic on her big day, and features several gorgeous styles, including a few for the kiddos in your bridal party!


Monday, May 21, 2018

Event Planning with Redefined Elegance Event Planners, LLC Brings Peace of Mind

Adrienne Johnson, Redefined Elegance to speak on "Peace of Mind is Possible when Planning Your Event," at BNI on the Border

Enfield, Conn., May 21, 2018...Adrienne Johnson, owner of event planning company, Redefined Elegance, will be the featured speaker at BNI on the Border, a chapter of the Business Network International, at their May 24 meeting.

"Individuals, and corporations, often think they're saving by doing their own events--weddings, parties and conferences--but the truth is," according to Johnson, "hiring a professional who can negotiate on behalf of a client, and has the experience, expertise, contacts, and knowledge of the industry, could end up actually saving time, money, and provide peace of mind."


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

BBB to Host 2018 Western MA Awards for Marketplace Excellence

The Awards for Marketplace Excellence promote the importance of ethical business practices as well as the efforts made by outstanding businesses to ensure that our marketplace remains fair and honorable.  The award celebrates businesses that epitomize corporate responsibility and always do what's right by their customers. Honorees convey to the community of businesses that upholding the ethical standards of the Better Business Bureau is the hallmark of success.


Monday, October 23, 2017

Differences Between Event Planning and Coordinating

There are several loosely-defined terms in the event industry. That is, words that can be interpreted in different ways. The word "event" by itself could mean anything from a birthday party to benefit concert. And the use of different terms can lead to confusion and misunderstandings, specifically around job titles. One of the biggest areas of confusion is around event planners versus event coordinators.  Outside of the industry, many people do not understand the difference between an event planner and an event coordinator.


Thursday, February 2, 2017

BNI® Connecticut Awards Banquet Auction to Benefit Homes for the Brave

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (January 3, 2017) – On Friday, January 13, BNI® Western New England is hosting the annual BNI Member Awards and Appreciation Evening of Excellence at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, CT.  As part of this event, there will be a silent auction during the Cocktail Reception and Open Networking time, 5:30 – 6:45p; all proceeds will go directly to Homes for the Brave.  Individuals or companies who wish to provide monetary or products towards this fundraising effort should contact Adrienne Johnson, Redefined Elegance Event Planners, LLC, at 860.607.3232.


Friday, January 13, 2017

Awards Banquet Auction to Benefit Homes for the Brave

The annual BNI® Connecticut Member Awards and Appreciation Evening of Excellence at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, CT. As part of this event, there will be a silent auction during the Cocktail Reception and Open Networking time, 5:30 – 6:45p; all proceeds will go directly to Homes for the Brave. Individuals or companies who wish to provide monetary or products towards this fundraising effort should contact Adrienne Johnson, Redefined Elegance Event Planners, LLC.